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South Carolina Governors – Patrick Noble, 1838-1840


South Carolina SC History SC Governors Governor Patrick Noble

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Biographical Overview

  • Born: 1787 near Willington, Abbeville District, South Carolina
  • Died: April 7, 1840
  • Buried: Near Willington, South Carolina
  • Religion:
  • Political Party: Democrat
Portrait of Patrick Noble
Patrick Noble
Courtesy of South Caroliniana Library

Education

  • Moses Waddel's School at Willington
  • College of New Jersey - graduated 1806

Occupations

  • Major, South Carolina Militia
  • Lawyer

Major Events and Accomplishments, 1838–1840

  • 1839 – In the wake of the Panic of 1837, Charleston banks suspended specie payment
  • 1839 – Erskine College was founded, although the state did not grant the school a charter until several years later
  • April 7, 1840 – Noble died in office

Other Government Positions

  • South Carolina House of Representatives, 1814-1824, 1832-1836
  • Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1830-1832
  • South Carolina Senate, 1836-1838

Other Accomplishments, Honors, Distinctions


Election Results

  • On December 7, 1838, the South Carolina General Assembly elected Noble for governor by secret ballot.
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